2022 ICD-10-CM Code H54.511

Low vision, right eye, category 1-2

Version 2021

Not Valid for Submission

ICD-10:H54.511
Short Description:Low vision, right eye, category 1-2
Long Description:Low vision, right eye, category 1-2

Code Classification

  • Diseases of the eye and adnexa (H00–H59)
    • Visual disturbances and blindness (H53-H54)
      • Blindness and low vision (H54)

H54.511 is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of low vision, right eye, category 1-2. The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. Category or Header define the heading of a category of codes that may be further subdivided by the use of 4th, 5th, 6th or 7th characters.

Specific Coding for Low vision, right eye, category 1-2

Non-specific codes like H54.511 require more digits to indicate the appropriate level of specificity. Consider using any of the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity when coding for low vision, right eye, category 1-2:

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H54.511A for normal vision left eye

Index to Diseases and Injuries

The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10 code(s). The following references for the code H54.511 are found in the index:

Code History

  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018